Lloydminister Public School Division

(780) 875-5541 Fax: (780) 875-7829

5017 - 46 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 1R4

Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 310

Student Safety and Supervision

Background

The safety of students must be assured through supervision of students in all school facilities and grounds, during school activities.  The Director of Education expects the Principal to plan student supervision for the school day and all school related activities.  The Director of Education expects staff to develop procedures and practices which enhance the safety of students and recognize the differences of individual students in terms of their safety and supervision needs.

The Director of Education expects staff to ensure students wear appropriate gear when they take part in an activity that presents hazardous risks.  The Director of Education further expects the observation of safe practices on the part of school personnel and students, particularly in those areas of instruction or curricular or extracurricular activities that offer special hazards.

The Director of Education expects that safety instruction will precede student use of materials and equipment in units of study where there is an obvious safety concern through using either those particular materials or equipment.

Procedures

  1. School doors shall be opened at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to the first bell or upon arrival of the first bus.
  2. School supervision of students shall begin at least fifteen (15)  minutes prior to the first bell or
    upon the arrival of the first bus, whichever comes first.
  3. The Principal shall allocate recess, before school opening, and bus loading supervision to staff on an equitable basis. This is to take into consideration other school related activities in which staff are involved.
  4. The Principal will submit a plan for noon supervision which will take into account the number of students staying at noon, the school building and playground, the noon program, and the number of staff.  This plan must be acceptable to the Director of Education or designate, who will attempt to ensure equitable treatment for the persons involved and consistency within the system with respect to the quality of supervision.
    1. Compensation rates for teachers and non teachers, respectively, shall be set by the Board of Education for noon hour supervisors.
    2. Payments will be made at intervals determined by the Lloydminster Public School Division
  5. Supervision schedules must be posted. Schedules should be posted in the office(s), staff room(s), and in other places, so that students can easily determine who is on supervision.
  6. Principals may wish to consider having outside supervisors wear high visibility vests, so that the supervisors are easily recognized.

Reference 
Section 85, 175, 193, 196, 231 Education Act, 1995

Revised
June 2009
December 2017
August 2023